Business

Former Deans of Ross, Ross Dean Scott DeRue, University President Mark Schlissel, Jeff Blau, and Stephen Ross cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Blau Hall on Friday.

To kick off homecoming weekend, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business celebrated the expansion of the Business School with the new $135 million Jeff T.

Spitballing isn’t just for fifth grade classrooms.

As part of their second Ann Arbor location opening on Eisenhower Parkway, Blaze Pizza hosted a giveaway of up to 1,000 free pizzas between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Ann Arbor residents Wade De Vries, 3 years old, and his father Greg De Vries try pickles at The Eighth Annual Pickle Contest and Public Tasting at Downtown Home & Garden on Saturday.

On Saturday morning, Ann Arbor locals and visitors puckered up to sample a selection of 43 pickled foods at Downtown Home & Garden on South Ashley Street — a store that has been around for more than a century.

Wheeling its way down the freeway from the Motor City to Ann Arbor every Thursday, the iconic Slows Bar BBQ will be available weekly in the Ross School of Business’ Seigle Cafe to cater its famous slow-cooked sandwiches and other entrees to the community during lunchtime. 

Medical school student Erica Heisel helps a shopper at Pure Barre on Friday.

Friday evening, the fitness studio Pure Barre hosted a grand opening party at its new downtown Ann Arbor location. The event was open to the community and included a cocktail party, merchandise sale and a raffle for a free year of classes.

For many, keeping a car in Ann Arbor as a student can be difficult, because parking is in such high demand. Maven, a new car sharing company, is hoping to remedy this problem by making it easier for students to get to where they need to go and back affordably and quickly.  

Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s, speaks at Entrepalooza 2016 in the Michigan League Ballroom on Friday.

Entrepalooza served up a sweet treat to aspiring entrepreneurs Friday night in the Michigan League.